Topic: GOES-16 (EAST) Geostationary Lightning Mapper Test  

Date/Time Issued: February 24, 2023 1542Z  

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 GLM 

Date/Time of Initial Impact:   March 01, 2023 0600Z 

Date/Time of Expected End: March 02, 2023 1730Z 

Length of Outage:  This test is comprised of four short one hour tests, one at solar midnight, one at the next solar noon, one at the next solar midnight, and one at the next solar noon; they are required to be consecutive.  

Details/Specifics of Change: Starting on Wednesday  March 01, at 0600 UTC, GOES-16 GLM will perform testing to improve the data product. The outages period are listed below:
This testing will be postponed in the event of a critical weather day. Events will slip one business day, remaining at the same time of day, until they do not conflict with critical weather day

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